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Clinical Medical Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Other

Instructional Program (CIP)

Medical/Clinical Assistant. 510801

Description

The Clinical Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare you to function as a professional in multiple health care settings. Medical assistants with a clinical background perform various clinical tasks including assisting with the administration of medications and with minor procedures, performing an electrocardiogram (EKG), obtaining laboratory specimens for testing, educating patients, and other related tasks. Job opportunities are prevalent with physician's offices, clinics, chiropractor's offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities.



  • Students who complete this comprehensive course would be prepared to sit for the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) national certification examination.

  • In addition to facilitating entry-level clinical medical assistant-related positions, this course is ideal for students interested in pursuing a future formal Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), Nursing (LPN) or a Nursing (RN) program.


Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician.

Details

Program Length (Weeks)

52

Hours

780

Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent

School

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS - GLOBAL CAMPUS - PROFESSIONAL & WORKFORCE DEV.

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

702 SE 5th St

Local WIB

5025 - Northwest

Name of Credential

National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

OtherĀ 

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

Yes

Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition

$2,499.00 Course Fee

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$2,499.00

Total In-State Program Cost

$2,499.00

Total Out-of-State Program Cost

$2,499.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-9099.00Healthcare Support Workers, All Other
$16.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

702 SE 5th Street, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Phone Number

(855) 402-3300

Web Address

https://training.uark.edu/professional-development/courses/clinical-medical-assistant.php

Last Updated

Mar 31, 2021

Created

Mar 31, 2021